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The Highway to Stardom

Several times throughout the year, The Highway identifies a country artist they believe has the talent to make it big.

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Parker McCollum, Luke Combs and Gabby Barrett

What is The Highway Finds?

It’s all part of The Highway channel’s ongoing commitment to spotlight great new country music talent. Being named a Highway Find is highly-anticipated by country artists and fans alike, and has brought early recognition to familiar country stars such as Parker McCollum, Luke Combs, Gabby Barrett, Maren Morris, Dan + Shay, and Florida Georgia Line.

Latest Highway Finds

The Highway Finds Riley Thomas

Riley Thomas named the Newest 'Highway Find'

After joining a rock band at the age of 14 in his hometown of Plant City, Florida, Riley Thomas quickly realized music was his calling. Catch his debut song "I'll Be Damned" on The Highway (Ch. 56).
The Highway Finds Lauren Watkins

Highway Finds: Lauren Watkins

Nashville-born songbird Lauren Watkins is introducing her take on country music. 
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The Highway Finds Austin Snell

Highway Finds: Austin Snell

Austin Snell is quickly finding fans in Nashville and beyond. The 25-year-old country artist and TikTok sensation is our latest “Highway Find"!
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The Highway Finds Greylan James

Highway Finds: Greylan James

Born and raised in Knoxville, TN, you may recognize Greylan James from NBC’s The Voice or his new song “2 Years Back,”.
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The Highway Finds Griffen Palmer

Highway Finds: Griffen Palmer

On the rise singer/songwriter Griffen Palmer showcases his midwestern drive and versatile style on The Highway.
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Highway Finds Virtual Festival

During last year's Highway Finds Fest, listeners were treated to virtual intimate performances from country music’s home-grown artists, hitmakers, and discoveries, including this virtual appearance by Parker McCollum.

Interviews and Performances by Highway Finds

Hear what’s new with country’s breakout artists.

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Drew Parker
Drew Parker describes learning he’d co-written the number one song in country music the same week he and his wife had a brand new baby girl.
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Angie K
Angie K performs live for the Highway Finds Tour: Quarantine Edition during the SiriusXM Next Wave Virtual Concert Series.
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